• Syriana

    Syriana

    ★★★

    A brilliantly acted film that, once you sidestep the political jargon and array of similar white-old-men characters, serves as a reality check for the future of our big industries and the development of greed and ego in the circles where it counts.

  • Brooklyn

    Brooklyn

    ★★★

    Not as great as I thought it would be. At the beginning, yes, it was a movie I could potentially fall in love with, but the final third lost me. The protagonist changed as a person COMPLETELY in the last forty minutes, and normally I wouldn't oppose to this character growth, but it just made me frustrated and severely unsatisfied. It's a yes to period romance. It's a no to not saying no when it needs to be said.

  • Black Mirror: Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too

    Black Mirror: Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I was left underwhelmed by this Black Mirror episode, which was a shame as there was so much lead-up and hype about Miley Cyrus' presence in the episode. The characters felt flat and one-dimensional, and we'd seen them all before - Rachel is the fangirl new girl at school who doesn't have any friends, Jack is the alternative, moody bitch the plot needs her to be because of her mum's death. The only character that I did enjoy was Ashley…